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e-CAM50IMX6 - 5MP MIPI iMX6 Camera Board (SABRE Lite Development kit)

e-CAM50IMX6 is an iMX6 camera daughter board (MIPI) for Freescale® SABRE Lite Development kit. e-CAM50IMX6 iMX Camera uses a 5MP auto focus camera module powered by OmniVision’s OV5640 CMOS image sensor and is interfaced to i.MX6 CPU through MIPI CSI-2 Interface.

e-CAM50IMX6, 5MP MIPI iMX camera board is capable of streaming 720p@60fps (HD) and 1080p@30fps when interfaced with Freescale® SABRE Lite Board. iMX6 MIPI Camera can be used in handheld devices, automotive infotainment, industrial & medical HMI Multimedia Navigation, Portable computing, Education, Industrial, Medical and Home automation.

Key Features of iMX Camera:

  • Houses e-CAM57_MI5640_MOD - 5.0 MP Auto Focus MIPI Camera Module
  • Plugs in to BD-SL-i.MX6 - Freescale® SABRE Lite EVM using an Interface Board
  • 24 pin FPC connector on board to connect with the Interface board via flex cable
  • Windows Embedded Compact 2013 Camera driver
  • Linux Camera driver
  • Android Camera driver
  • Sample application for Video/image capture & Preview
  • Board size( W x L): 101.8 x 23.38 mm

Module Features of iMX6 MIPI Camera:

  • Omnivision OV5640 1/4 " 5MP CMOS image sensor
  • Focus Type – Auto Focus (VCM driven)
  • 2 lane MIPI® CSI-2 interface
  • Maximum Image Transfer Rate
    1. VGA – 60 fps
    2. HD (720p) – 60 fps
    3. Full HD (1080p) – 30 fps *
    4. 5MP – 15 fps
  • View Angle - 60 ° Diagonal
  • Output Format - YUV422
  • AF Working Distance - 100mm to Infinity
  • Effective Focal Length - 3.42 mm
  • Temperature Range
    1. Operation - -30° to 70° C
    2. Stable Image - 0° to 50° C
  • Power requirements
    1. Active - 150 mA
    2. Standby - 20 µA
  • Max S/N ratio- 36 dB
  • Dynamic Range - 68 dB
  • Module Dimensions (in mm)
    1. excluding flex cable - 8.5 x 8.5 x 5.15
    2. with flex cable - 78.5 x 9.6 x 5.15
  • * - The frames are cropped.

Software Required for i.MX6 Camera:

  • Windows Embedded Compact 2013 (WEC 2013):
    • DirectShow support
    • Sample application with source for image capture at different resolutions
    • Support for White Balance, Autofocus and Brightness control
  • Linux
    • V4L2 - Linux driver with Source Code (Basic version)
    • Sample application with source for image capture at different resolutions
    • Support for White Balance, Autofocus and Brightness control
  • Android
    • Android Camera driver
    • Sample application with source for image capture at different resolutions
  • Frame Rates Supported by e-CAM50IMX6 MIPI Camera:
  • Frame Rates e-CAM50IMX6_WINCE e-CAM50IMX6_BAS e-CAM50IMX6_PRO e-CAM50IMX6_AND
    VGA 60fps 30fps 60fps 30fps
    720p 60fps 30fps 60fps 30fps
    1080p Nil 30fps 30fps 30fps
    5MP 15fps 15fps 15fps 15fps

The software drivers provided for iMX6 Camera daughter card will configure OV5640 sensor and i.MX6 processor’s camera interface and enable seamless video streaming through MIPI® CSI-2 interface. e-con also provides sample application that displays the video on the HDMI Monitor.

e-CAM50IMX6 - 5MP iMX6 MIPI camera for Freescale® iMX6 Processors Documents:

pdf e-CAM50IMX6 - iMX6 Camera Hardware User Manual

pdf e-CAM57_MI5640_MOD - Module Mechanical Drawing

pdf e-CAM50IMX6 - iMX Camera WEC2013 How to Build Manual

pdf e-CAM50IMX6 - i.MX6 Camera WEC2013 Application User Manual

pdf e-CAM50IMX6 - iMX6 Camera Linux How to Build Manual

pdf e-CAM50IMX6 - i.MX6 MIPI Camera Linux Application User Manual

pdf e-CAM50IMX6 - iMX Camera Android How to Build Manual

pdf e-CAM50IMX6 - Android Application User Manual

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Kit Contents for iMX6 Camera:

  • Hardware:
    • e-CAM50IMX6 with 5 MP MIPI Camera Module (e-CAM57_MI5640_MOD)
    • Interface Board
    • Flex Cable
  • Software:
    • WEC2013:
      • DirectShow Compliant driver (binary form)
      • Sample DirectShow Application with Source Code
    • Linux:
      • V4L2 - Linux driver source code
      • Sample View finder Application with Source Code
    • Android:
      • Android driver
      • Sample View finder Application with Source Code
  • Documentation:
  • Customization of driver and application for iMX Camera on request

5 MP MIPI Camera for Sabre lite board
Kit Contents

Ordering Info:

e-CAM50IMX6 camera daughter board is connected to the Freescale® SABRE Lite development Kit using flex cable and an Interface board. e-CAM50IMX6 is connected to the Interface board via the flex cable. The Interface board has dual row 30 pin matting connector to interface with the SABRE Lite design.

The e-CAM50IMX6 evaluation kit can be bought by customers who have the Freescale® SABRE Lite Board and are considering integrating camera on their product. They can evaluate the features of the camera and also build custom applications around it. Please see the kit contents in the next tab.

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e-CAM50IMX6-5MP MIPI Camera board

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Customers who have bought other development boards based on i.MX6 and would like to integrate the e-CAM50IMX6 on their boards can also check with e-con for support or customization.

Customers interested in customizing the same camera module or planning to use a different camera/sensor module can contact and explain their requirement. e-con can provide customization services as well.


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Targeted Applications

»  Handheld devices

»  Automotive infotainment

»  Industrial & Medical HMI

»  Multimedia Navigation

»  Portable computing

»  Education, Industrial, Medical and
    Home automation